Museums & Libraries

Dr. Dough Phillips standing near a body of water

Classes in the Great Outdoors: ‘Discovering Alabama’

Dr. Doug Phillips, Emmy Award-winning creator, producer and host of “Discovering Alabama,” was the first to teach outdoor classes at UA.

The Moundville 5K logo that includes a person running and the date

Run ‘Round the Mounds at Moundville Archaeological Park Nov. 6

UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host the fourth annual Moundville 5K Footrace Nov. 6 as part of its celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

Eastern pipistrelle flying in a cave

Bats: Dangerous Blind Blood-Suckers or Helpful, Biological Pest Control?

Spooky? Maybe. But a researcher at The University of Alabama says most bats aren’t looking to suck your blood.

Haunting at the Museum Returns with Expanded Schedule

Haunting at the Museum Returns with Expanded Schedule

Haunting at the Museum now runs Oct. 25-29.

abstract painting

UA Art Exhibits Opening, Closing this Autumn

Enrich your autumn with visits to these art exhibits around campus and downtown.

Karen Chapman

Everyday Champions: Karen Chapman, UA Libraries

As an employee of 33 years at The University of Alabama, Karen Chapman, who serves as director of branch library services, has seen UA Libraries go through major changes over the past few decades.

Asp caterpillar

Soft, Cute, Colorful Nightmares: Venomous Caterpillars of Alabama

They may look fluffy, but you do not want to touch one of these venomous caterpillars of Alabama.

Ancient fossilized Alabama shark teeth

Alabama Fossil Excursions Kick off Just in Time for Shark Week

The landlocked Alabama Black Belt isn’t where someone would expect to find fossilized shark teeth, but there are plenty to be found.

A bust of Paul Bryant in front of a digital display in the Bryant Museum

Paul W. Bryant Museum Joins UA Museums

The Paul W. Bryant Museum joins a group of several museums and research departments overseen by the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Bama Bug Fest poster

Bama Bug Fest to Include Virtual, In-Person Components

Bama Bug Fest will be crawling your way April 22-24 and will include virtual experiences and in-person exhibits